Raj to get `Indira Priyadarshini Vraksh Mitra` award 2009

For the third consecutive year, Rajasthan has been selected for the `Indira PriyadarshiniVraksh Mitra` award 2009-10 for forest protection, a state minister said on Wednesday.

Last Updated: Nov 10, 2010, 19:40 PM IST

Jaipur: For the third consecutive year, Rajasthan has been selected for the `Indira PriyadarshiniVraksh Mitra` award 2009-10 for forest protection, a state minister said on Wednesday.

"We are proud of it that the state has been chosen for
the award for consecutive third time for forest protection.
`Danitalai Van Suraksha Samiti` of Udaipur will be felicitated
for its contribution in forest protection," Minister of State
for Forest and Environment Ram Lal Jaat said here.

The state will be felicitated with the award in New
Delhi on November 19 by the Government of India.

PTI